More Pet Businesses Training Workers To Perform Animal CPRNews from Huffington Post: Sandra Castro gives mouth-to-mouth to her cat, Luna. Story by Benjamin Woodward, courtesy Chicago: CHICAGO — Sandra Castro’s house cat Luna, a recovering stroke victim, would be in good hands if her heart stopped beating. Castro, of Uptown, is certified by the [...]

Pet chickens come to rescue alerting sleeping Wisconsin couple house is on fireNews from New York Daily News: Courtesy Barb Murray/AP Brad Krueger of Alma Center, Wis., holds his neighbors’ chicken Cluck Cluck, on Friday, Dec. 28, 2012. The chicken which the neighbors kept as a pet, is being credited for saving that family from [...]

Wags and Tags custom pet jewelry launches sweepstakes with Sweepstakes NinjaNews from San Francisco Chronicle: Wags and Tags offers pet owners luxury engravable ID tag made of precious metals, and consumers may win one of these through the Sweepstakes Ninja Draws. Wags and Tags has been used by numerous celebrities such as Amanda Bynes, Paris [...]

Retirees’ “PET” project gives lifeline to disabledNews from CBS News: (CBS News) LEIGHTON, Iowa — There’s a quiet that usually settles over the corn fields of Iowa this time of year. But not in Leighton, population 150. Here, two or three times a week, local retirees come together with a renewed purpose in their lives. [...]

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma: Pet dogs are part of ‘white culture’News from Los Angeles Times: JOHANNESBURG–South Africa’s often controversial president, Jacob Zuma, emboldened after being strongly voted in for a second term as president this month, told black South Africans they should never try to behave like whites. Buying a pet dog is part of [...]

Consistent training helps pet

December 26th, 2012

Consistent training helps petNews from Chicago Sun-Times: By MONICA COLLINS December 26, 2012 2:34PM Updated: December 26, 2012 4:00PM Q. My 5-year-old Dachshund has stuck to me like Velcro dog glue from the day I adopted her four years ago. She insists on lying on me anytime I sit or lay down. If she [...]

The Pet Spot, Australian Store, Refuses To Sell Puppies At Christmas, Suggests …News from Huffington Post: From Mother Nature Network’s Laura Moss: When Mandy Tregeagle, owner of a pet store in Adelaide, Australia, announced that she wouldn’t sell puppies until after Christmas, she didn’t anticipate the response. Her Facebook post, which stated that The Pet [...]

New Year’s Resolutions For Pet OwnersNews from A new year often affords a perfect opportunity to make fresh promises to oneself – about life, finances and a brighter future. The key to keeping those well-meaning resolutions is to make them do-able. For pet owners, here’s an easy list that can make life better in the coming [...]

Pet pantries make sure furry friends don’t go hungryNews from Detroit Free Press: Elizabeth DeMasellis’ family is like many in metro Detroit — living paycheck to paycheck. There are bills to pay and diapers to buy. Sometimes, when money gets tight, food for the family’s furry friend Zoe, a boxer-beagle mix, is stretched a little, [...]

Animal lover Heigl launches pet projectNews from Boston Herald: NEW YORK — Bedtime at Katherine Heigl’s house can take a while. As a mom of two daughters and ­seven other kids of the four-legged variety, she likes to give each one special attention. The Emmy Award winner says first she tucks in her girls, 4-year-old [...]